The land registry in Spain, an important public office for all home owners, in Spanish “el registro de propiedad“. The land registry office is managed by the “registrador”, a legal professional that has to make sure all documents authorized by the Spanish notaries are legal and then register them in his books.
Only deeds completely legal can be registered, if a deed is not completely legal changes will have to be made before registering it in the land registry.
A land registry office you find in larger towns and cities all over Spain, the bigger cities have more then one land registry office. Each land registry office is responsible for a certain area and has to managed the registry of all properties in that area.
The land registry can provide you details of a property like ownership situation, debts and encumbrances and property details like square meters. The document containing all these details about the property is called “nota simple”. Deeds of purchase of property and land but also mortgage deeds and mortgage cancellation deeds are registered in the land registry office.
When you buy a property our solicitor arranges the registration in the land registry of your property, this comes with our conveyances service. Do you wish to check the registration situation of your property, please let us know, we can help you with that.
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